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Career Killer: Sometimes Your First Book Shouldn't Be Published

Sometimes your first book shouldn't be published. I'm so grateful to the Published Angels who talked me out of career suicide, while I was stubbornly insisting that my first book was a winner and that the world would be a better place if…
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10 Zingers for the (Rat-Fink) Book Editor Who Rejected Your Novel

Yes, fellow fiction writers, when it comes to writing novels and fuming about rejection letters, I can feel your pain. That’s why I created these 10 humorous zingers to take away the sting.  By the way: the inspiration for this post came…
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10 Gremlins of Writers Block Doom a Good Story #WIP #WriteTip #Humor

Are you making progress toward your writing goals today?  Or have you fallen victim to one of these 10 nefarious Gremlins from the shadowy realm of Writer's Block? 1. Mind Muncher This warty, pug-nosed menace chews up good inspiration…
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Secrets of a Bestselling Author: How to Become a Writing Machine #writing #writetip #selfpub #humor

So you want to become a writing machine? You want to write more content for your novel every day? Excellent plan! The more you write, the more books you'll have to sell. If you sell more books, you can drive more creditors away from your…
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Writing Tips: How to Stand Out in a Crowded Genre

Whether you write Mystery, Romance, Fantasy, or some other genre, you'll find the writing tips in today's guest post invaluable!   Please help me welcome award-winning author, Lois Winston, whose heroine-sleuth was dubbed by Kirkus Reviews:…
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Amateur Writing: Do Your eBooks Give Indie Authors a Bad Name?

Picture Yours Truly indulging in a rare pleasure these days:  taking time to open a new book, published by a small electronic press. The cover of the book I’m browsing looks good. The author has been published before by this small press. …
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Tips for Dealing with Book Reviewers

Have you ever wondered how somebody gets to hang their shingle as a "book reviewer?"  Would you like to know how to make "nice" with a reviewer for your own book?  Carrie Slager's guest columns have the answers. This post is part one of a…
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National Novel Writing Month Starts Today

Want to write a novel?  You’re in good company!  Thousands of writers around the world are gearing up to write 1 whole bonafide novel over the next 30 days as they participate in National Novel Writing Month – which we writers call NaNoWriMo. (Note:…
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Develop Your Intuition to Tap the Writing Muse!

Writing fiction has always felt like magic to me -- especially when I'm in the creative flow, and ideas are pouring through my brain faster than I can type.  I've heard other writers describe this flood of imagination  as the whispering of…
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Writing Novels with the Law of Attraction Equals Success

Ever since the third grade, I wanted to become a published novelist.  By the time I reached the age of 30, my passion for writing novels had grown so strong, that I was willing to ignore an IRS report that said the average writer earns 7 cents…